Byker Scrapyard Fire

A huge fire broke out in the former Shepherds scrap yard on Byker Bank and Albion Row in Byker at around 12-30 this afternoon.

Here is a short video that I shot with my camera just under 2 hours later.

The first 4 photos were taken in Byker within the first 30 minutes.

The following photos were taken some time later around 2 o'clock

Footage from the Northumbria Police helicopter of the Byker Bank scrapyard fire.

More information:
Byker scrapyard fire in pictures
BBC News - Newcastle scrapyard fire prompts evacuations
Live coverage of major fire in Byker, Newcastle - ChronicleLive

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